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How to Get Alexa to Make White Noise

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May 17, 2024

Having trouble falling asleep or need a soothing background Once the skill is enabled, you can easily ask Alexa to play white noise. Amazon's Alexa is here to help you, with a built-in white noise feature to bring you the calm and tranquility you seek. Learn how to easily enable this useful function, as well as the various types of ambient noise that Alexa can play.

Step 1: Enable the Alexa Skill
To start using white noise with your Alexa device, you need to first enable the specific skill for this purpose. Open up the Alexa app on your smartphone and follow the steps given below:

  1. Tap on the menu button (three lines) located at the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

  2. Select Skills & Games from the side menu.

  3. Type white noise into the search bar and press enter.

  4. Choose the Sleep Sounds: White Noise skill from the search results.

  5. Press the Enable to Use button to activate the skill on your Alexa device.

Step 2: Play White Noise with a Voice Command
Once the skill is enabled, you can easily ask Alexa to play white noise. Here's how:

  1. Say Alexa, open Sleep Sounds or Alexa, launch Sleep Sounds.

  2. After Alexa launches the skill, she will ask you which sound you would like to hear.

  3. Respond with Alexa, play white noise.

Step 3: Enjoy and Explore Other Sounds
In addition to white noise, Alexa offers a variety of ambient sounds to choose from. You can ask your device to play rain sounds, ocean waves, thunderstorms, and many more. All you have to do is say Alexa, play [desired sound].

Some tips for using Alexa's white noise feature effectively:

  • You can adjust the volume by using voice commands such as Alexa, set volume to 5 or Alexa, increase volume.

  • You can set a timer for the white noise to automatically stop by saying Alexa, set a sleep timer for [desired time, e.g. 30 minutes].

  • Use specific sound names from the Sleep Sounds skill for variety, such as brown noise, pink noise, or even box fan.

In conclusion, Alexa's white noise feature can be a very useful tool for relaxation, focus, or helping you drift off to sleep. Just follow the simple steps mentioned above to create an atmosphere of comfort and serenity in your home.

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